Netanyahu introduces martial law

The authorities in Israel adopted martial law. Netanyahu announces “major military action.”

The Palestinian movement Hamas launched its biggest attack on Israel in a long time on Saturday. A hail of rockets was fired from the Gaza Strip. At least 350 Israelis have been killed since Hamas launched an attack on Israel on Saturday, Israeli army spokesman General Daniel Hagari said.

On Saturday evening, the Israeli security cabinet decided to implement art. 40 of the Basic Law, which marks the official start of the war, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s office said in a statement.

Netanyahu: This is war

Prime Minister Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel was in a state of war. – Citizens of Israel, we are at war and we will win it. This is not a military operation, this is not an escalation. This morning, Hamas launched a murderous surprise attack on the State of Israel and its citizens. We have been working since this morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a brief statement. And he emphasized that “the enemy will pay a price he has never known.”

According to media reports, US officials are “viewing with concern a full-scale attack from the Gaza Strip on Israel.” “The United States will seek to provide Israel with everything it needs to defend itself,” US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said, as quoted by Reuters news agency.

Evacuation of Poles from Israel

The Polish army is preparing to evacuate Poles from Israel, the head of the Ministry of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak said on Sunday.

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Israel advises against all travel to the border areas with the Gaza Strip, Lebanon and Syria. “Due to the risk of further missile attacks, we remind you of the safety rules and procedures in the event of fire,” the statement read. As a result of the Hamas attack, LOT has severed communications with Israel.

Source: Do Rzeczy